CanGEA has been busy preparing for our upcoming "What About Geothermal" series; this includes developing the presentation and brochure. CanGEA representatives will be visiting the Tsuut'ina Nation on November 1 and Hinton on November 6. Stops in Leduc, Calgary, and Lethbridge are scheduled for December. This series is focused on public outreach and education - we strive to make the information accessible for everyone.
CanGEA's Policy Director, Zach Harmer attended and presented at the 2018 Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (GRCAM) and Expo from October 14 to 17 in Reno, Nevada. The 2018 GRCAM had over 1000 participants from around the world. CanGEA was honoured to host a session titled, "Geothermal Energy in Canada," which contained four presentations. The presentations in the session were:
This blog post is full of impressions from a visit to Iceland and what Canada can learn from the nation that ranks highest in percentage of national power generation from geothermal resources. Read more here: Iceland: a Geothermal Hot Spot
Climeon has won the Japanese innovation prize “Top 10 Innovation” at Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) in Tokyo. ICEF is hosted by the Japanese Government and annually selects ten innovations with the potential to transform society in the fields of energy and environment. In addition to Climeon, Tesla and Alstom were also awarded. To read Climeon's release, click here.
Standing Committee on Natural Resources Releases Report Titled "Rethinking Canada's Energy Information System: Collaborative Models in a Data-Driven Economy"
CanGEA was honoured to have been part of the process that resulted in this report. A quote of interest for geothermal energy: "Examples of energy topics that need better coverage include, among others: emerging technologies and new energy services, especially for biomass and new renewable energy sectors such as geothermal and solar photovoltaic" (page 11). To read the full report, click here.